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Risk during getting tested? "hiv in air, anxiety killing me pls help"

my problem is that i was having my hiv test in a lab, the physician used new syringe and cotton to clean my vein, then he injected and gave me second cotton just after removing the syringe to press my vein. my concern is that there were drops of...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,You had <b>no risk</b> for HIV from this. NONE. There are many things necessary for HIV to transmit. One of those is immediate and direct contact. That is to say that HIV+ body fluid must leaves someone's... Read more »

HIV and Air Donating where answered or not

I have searched the archives, and Have found some ref. to this,but could you please help me? how... Read more »

HIV survival in air conditioned room

Hi Dr Shannon, I'm worrying now, I lied naked on a bed where a guy ejaculated on it about 30... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Ad to Air Before Super Bowl, Launches Second Year of Kaiser Family Foundation, Viacom Awareness Campaign

The Kaiser Family Foundation and Viacom on Feb. 1 during the pre-game show of the Super Bowl are set to air an HIV/AIDS public service announcement, USA Today reports. The ad will kick off the second year of the " KNOW HIV/AIDS " awareness... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lifetime to Air Teen HIV Movie

A June air date is expected for the Lifetime network's made-for-TV movie "Consequences," in which a high school honor student contracts HIV. According to the trade paper Variety, Andrea Bowden of "Desperate Housewives" stars as Rachel, who discovers... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PBS' "P.O.V." Airs Film on HIV/AIDS in South Africa

PBS' "P.O.V. ," a showcase for independent non-fiction films, tonight will air "State of Denial ," which profiles six HIV-positive people in South Africa who encounter "social stigma, a severe lack of access" to HIV/AIDS medications and South... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Congo Television Pilot Featuring HIV/AIDS Stories in Local Language to Air

The first episode of "My Story" -- a television series inspired by people living with HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of Congo -- is scheduled to air this month on Congolese television stations in Lingala, the most common local language, Inter... Read more »
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Tested + for HIV int the Air Force back in 1986

Posted by survivor65, 2 Replies
Back in 1986 was the first time all military was tested for Aids. Me along with about 20 others were imediately shipped out, to Wilford Hall I was given a choice, either get a medical discharge, or finish out my enlistment. The talk was that we only... Read more »

Age of AIDS to air on PBS May 30 and 31

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/aids/

PBS Frontline will air a documentary on HIV/AIDS from the first mysterious cases in the late 70's to the present pandemic. Should be excellent, especially for all you young'un's who don't know how far we... Read more »

Can someone who actually had ARS clear the air!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all,

With so many misconceptions on what ARS is, when it occurs, etc... I thought it would be helpful if anyone who actually did have ARS and IS HIV+ could post what they experienced and when! If so, I think it would help people understand ARS... Read more »